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National Weather Service Lubbock TX
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

TXZ024-192215-
Caprock RAWS-Briscoe TX
34.41N 101.05W Elev. 2561 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      70          42          61          47          57
Temp          45 41 52 64 70 68 55 48 47 42 49 58 59 61 52 50 49 47 48 52 56 55
Dewpt         19 21 24 26 26 26 28 30 31 33 35 38 40 42 44 46 45 44 45 45 44 42
Min/Max RH                   19          69          45          92          60
RH            34 44 33 24 20 21 35 49 54 69 58 47 49 50 74 86 87 89 89 77 64 61
Wind Dir      NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E  E  E NE NE
Wind Spd       3  1  5  9 12 14 12  9 10 13 16 17 17 17 13 11 10 10 10 10 10  9
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      8 11 18 26 33 41 47 53 59 65 74 82 91 99 97 95 94 92 88 84 81 77
PoP 12hr                      0           5          50          80          50
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.07        0.35        0.36
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  4     5     5     4     2     3     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4200  5500  3200   400  3400  3200  2100  1300  2100  2800
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E    NE
T Wind Spd             11    16    11     9    24    21    13    12    16    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          43    68      44    73      49    74      47    69
Temp          46 43 60 66   50 44 65 71   54 49 70 71   53 47 64 67
Dewpt         41 41 42 42   40 40 44 43   44 43 46 43   41 40 39 38
Max/Min RH       93    38      86    34      82    34      76    32
RH            83 92 52 41   70 85 48 37   68 81 42 37   63 76 40 35
PWind Dir        NE     N       E    SE       S    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC SC   SC FW FW FW   FW SC SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5     0       5     5       5    20      20    20

$$

TXZ026-192215-
Childress-Childress TX
34.43N 100.28W Elev. 1952 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      70          43          64          48          58
Temp          47 42 55 64 70 68 55 49 46 43 54 62 64 62 55 52 49 48 49 52 57 57
Dewpt         24 24 26 27 28 29 31 32 33 34 36 39 41 42 44 46 46 46 47 47 46 44
Min/Max RH                   21          70          42          93          61
RH            40 48 32 24 21 23 39 51 60 70 50 42 43 47 66 81 89 93 91 82 67 61
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E NE NE
Wind Spd       4  4  4  6  8 11 10  9  9 11 16 18 17 14 13 13 12 11 11 12 11 10
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2
Clouds(%)      8  9 16 23 30 38 41 45 49 53 64 76 87 99 98 98 97 97 93 90 86 82
PoP 12hr                      0           5          30          80          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.14        0.32
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     5     5     5     4
Haines                  5     5     5     5     3     2     3     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4700  5200  3200   200  4500  5000  2200  1400  2300  2400
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E     E    NE
T Wind Spd              9    10    10     8    23    24    12    13    19    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          43    68      45    72      49    75      48    70
Temp          47 43 60 66   50 46 65 70   55 49 69 73   55 48 65 68
Dewpt         42 42 44 41   43 42 46 44   46 46 48 44   44 42 41 39
Max/Min RH       96    38      89    37      89    34      80    32
RH            81 96 55 40   75 87 51 39   72 89 47 36   67 80 42 34
PWind Dir         N     N      NE     E      SE    NW      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW SC   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B1 B1
PoP 12hr         10     0       5     5      10    20      20    20

$$

TXZ043-192215-
Jayton RAWS-Kent TX
33.23N 100.57W Elev. 1905 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      72          45          65          50          62
Temp          48 44 58 67 72 70 58 51 48 45 54 61 64 64 57 56 52 50 56 61 62 60
Dewpt         22 24 25 26 27 28 30 32 33 34 36 39 41 43 46 48 49 48 47 45 44 44
Min/Max RH                   19          65          42          95          52
RH            36 45 28 21 19 21 34 47 55 65 50 45 43 47 68 77 89 92 73 57 52 56
Wind Dir       E NE  E  E  E  E  E SE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd       4  4  8 10 11 12 11  9  8 10 13 17 18 13 12 11 11 10  8  8  9 12
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B1 B1 SC
Clouds(%)      9 11 21 31 40 50 53 56 58 61 69 77 85 93 93 93 93 93 81 69 58 46
PoP 12hr                      0           5          30          80          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.16        0.21
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     5     5     4     4
Haines                  5     4     5     5     2     3     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              3000  5200  2800   200  3300  3500  1600  1500  2300  2600
T Wind Dir              E     E    SE    SE    SE    SE     E     E    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             14    14    10     8    20    20    12    11    13    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          45    70      46    75      51    79      51    74
Temp          50 45 62 68   53 47 67 73   57 51 73 77   59 51 68 70
Dewpt         43 42 41 39   41 41 43 41   44 45 46 43   45 43 40 39
Max/Min RH       88    32      83    30      79    28      76    29
RH            78 87 45 34   64 81 41 32   61 77 39 30   60 75 36 32
PWind Dir         N     N      NE     E      SE     W      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC SC   FW FW SC B1   B1 B1 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5     0       5     5       5    20      20    20

$$

TXZ035-192215-
Lubbock-Lubbock TX
33.67N 101.82W Elev. 3280 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      70          46          62          47          63
Temp          44 42 53 64 70 66 56 51 48 46 50 57 61 61 55 51 48 47 52 61 63 59
Dewpt         19 19 22 23 24 25 27 29 30 32 35 37 40 42 44 46 46 45 43 41 40 40
Min/Max RH                   18          60          44          94          43
RH            36 39 29 21 18 21 33 42 49 58 57 48 45 49 67 83 91 92 71 48 43 49
Wind Dir       E  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE NE  N  N  N
Wind Spd       5  8 12 14 17 20 19 16 17 18 21 21 21 23 19 12  9  8  9 12 13 13
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)     12 16 24 32 39 47 55 63 71 79 83 88 92 96 93 90 86 83 71 60 48 36
PoP 12hr                      0          10          50          70          30
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.07        0.23        0.08
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     5     5     3     3
Haines                  5     5     4     3     2     2     4     4     3     3
Mix Hgt              4100  5600  3200   800  2400  3200  2400  1100  1800  3200
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             17    20    21    20    25    26    16    11    14    17
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          42    70      44    73      50    76      47    71
Temp          46 42 62 68   51 44 65 71   57 50 71 73   53 47 66 68
Dewpt         39 39 40 38   40 39 42 41   43 42 44 41   41 41 39 38
Max/Min RH       89    31      82    31      74    29      79    30
RH            78 87 45 33   66 81 43 33   60 73 37 32   63 79 37 33
PWind Dir        NE     N       E    SE      SE     E      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC SC SC   SC FW FW SC   FW FW SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B2
PoP 12hr          5     0       5     5       5    20      20    20

$$

TXZ031-192215-
Matador RAWS-Cottle TX
34.13N 100.42W Elev. 1900 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      73          44          65          49          60
Temp          47 42 56 67 73 71 57 51 48 44 54 64 65 63 56 53 51 49 53 57 59 59
Dewpt         23 23 25 27 27 28 30 32 33 34 36 39 41 43 45 46 47 47 47 47 46 45
Min/Max RH                   19          67          40          93          59
RH            38 46 30 22 19 21 36 48 56 67 51 41 41 48 68 77 86 93 82 71 62 61
Wind Dir      NE NE  E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  E  E NE  N
Wind Spd       3  3  4  6  9 11 10  9 10 11 14 18 18 16 14 13 12 11 11 11 10  9
Clouds        FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2
Clouds(%)      8 10 17 25 33 40 44 48 52 56 66 77 87 97 97 97 97 97 92 87 83 78
PoP 12hr                      0           5          30          80          60
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.05        0.16        0.35
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  L  L  L  L
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  D  D  D  D  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     1     3     3     5     5     5     4
Haines                  5     5     5     5     3     2     3     2     3     3
Mix Hgt              4900  5500  3600   300  4600  4900  1800  1500  2200  2900
T Wind Dir              E    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E     E    NE
T Wind Spd             10    11    10     8    23    24    14    14    17    10
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          44    70      45    74      50    77      48    71
Temp          49 44 63 68   51 45 67 72   56 50 70 74   56 48 66 69
Dewpt         42 41 43 41   42 41 46 43   46 45 48 44   44 42 41 39
Max/Min RH       90    35      86    33      85    32      80    31
RH            79 89 47 37   72 85 47 36   67 84 44 34   63 80 40 34
PWind Dir         N     N      NE     E      SE    NW      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B2 B1 SC SC   FW FW FW FW   FW FW SC SC   B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr         10     0       5     5       5    20      20    20

$$

TXZ029-192215-
Plainview-Hale TX
34.18N 101.71W Elev. 3372 ft
310 AM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Date             Thu 04/19/18            Fri 04/20/18            Sat 04/21/18
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min                      68          42          60          46          59
Temp          41 39 54 63 67 63 51 47 43 42 48 53 59 59 52 50 47 46 52 58 59 56
Dewpt         18 19 21 23 23 24 26 27 29 31 33 36 39 41 43 44 44 43 42 41 40 39
Min/Max RH                   18          65          46          93          48
RH            39 44 28 21 19 22 37 46 57 65 57 52 48 51 71 81 88 88 68 53 49 53
Wind Dir       E  E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  S  S SE SE SE SE  E NE NE NE
Wind Spd       4  5  9 12 13 18 16 13 13 17 18 19 21 19 16 12  9  6  8 10 11 11
Clouds        FW FW FW SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B2 OV OV OV OV B2 B2 B2 B2 B1 B1
Clouds(%)     11 14 21 29 36 43 52 61 70 79 83 87 91 95 92 90 87 85 78 70 63 56
PoP 12hr                      0          10          50          70          40
QPF 12hr                      0           0        0.08        0.37        0.19
Rain SHWRS                                C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  C  C  C  C
TSTMS                                     C  C  C  C  L  L  L  L  S  S  S  S
LAL                     1     1     1     2     4     4     5     5     4     4
Haines                  5     5     4     3     2     2     4     3     3     3
Mix Hgt              4900  6100  3300   800  2400  2700  2300  1000  1900  2900
T Wind Dir             SE    SE    SE    SE    SE     S    SE     E    NE    NE
T Wind Spd             14    19    19    20    25    26    16    12    14    14
RFTI           0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Date          Sun 04/22/18  Mon 04/23/18  Tue 04/24/18  Wed 04/25/18
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19   01 07 13 19

Min/Max          41    68      42    72      48    73      45    68
Temp          46 42 60 65   49 42 64 69   53 48 69 68   50 45 63 66
Dewpt         39 39 41 41   40 39 43 41   43 42 44 40   40 40 39 36
Max/Min RH       92    37      89    33      80    32      82    31
RH            77 90 49 41   72 88 46 36   68 79 40 36   68 82 41 33
PWind Dir        NE     N       E    SE       S    NE      NE     E
Wind Char       <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
Avg Clouds    B1 SC SC SC   SC FW SC FW   FW FW SC B1   B1 B2 B2 B1
PoP 12hr          5     0       5     5       5    20      20    20

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dewpt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20 ft. Wind Direction
Wind Dir Deg(degrees)...............20 ft. Wind Direction in Tens of Degrees
                                    Relative to Due North.
     Example: 09 = 90 Degrees = East; 18 = 180 Degrees = South;
              27 = 270 Degrees = West; 36 = 360 Degrees = North
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft. Wind Speed
Wind Gust(MPH)......................20 ft. Wind Gust
Wind Chill..........................Wind Chill Temperature
Heat Index..........................Heat Index
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability of Measurable Precipitation
QPF 12Hr(in)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain SHWRS.....Rain Showers
       TSTMS..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       SnowSHWRS......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       FRZG Rain......Freezing Rain
       FRZG DRZL......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       O..............Occasional
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
OBVIS...............................Obstruction to Visibility
     TYPE...
       F..............Fog
       PF.............Patchy Fog
       F+.............Dense Fog
       H..............Haze
       BS.............Blowing Snow
       K..............Smoke
       BD.............Blowing Dust
       AF.............Volcanic Ashfall
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Mix Hgt(feet AGL)...................Mixing Height
T Wind Dir(8 point compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Dispersion..........................LDSI
MAX LVORI...........................LVORI
STA PRES (Inches Mercury)...........Station Pressure
ADI (Index).........................Atmospheric Dispersion Index
Ceiling (ft)........................Ceiling
Stability (CAT).....................Pasquil Turner Stability
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
Dwpt................................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 ft Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12Hr(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions



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